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Affording Treatment

Diabetes care can be expensive, from daily supplies to glucose monitoring technology to medications to clinical care visits. The good news is there are a number of ways to afford treatment when living with diabetes, whether you are navigating a health insurance plan or paying out of pocket.

We bring you tips on saving money, navigating private insurance, workplace benefits, and Medicare, in addition to information about discounts on the drugs and devices that you use.

Starting in 2023, Delaware residents will not have to pay more than $35 per month for diabetes supplies and equipment such as glucose meters, continuous glucose monitors...
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act includes new policies that cap the monthly cost of insulin at $35 and potentially reduce the cost of other diabetes drugs for...
Under a new federal rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), those insured by employer health plans will now have access to significantly more...
On the surface, it may seem as if the lifestyle choices needed to manage diabetes are simple. However, having access to healthy foods and eating a well-balanced diet is...
See if you are eligible to participate in this study looking at whether the One Touch Solutions platform and its associated partner programs can help people better...
The financial burden of managing diabetes can be overwhelming. Sanofi has updated its Valyou Savings Program to make insulin more affordable for those who are uninsured...
Civica, a nonprofit pharmaceutical company, announced plans to make generic insulin available for $30 per vial or $55 for five prefilled pens, regardless of insurance...
US pharmaceutical companies and insulin manufacturers react to proposed legislation that would cap insulin costs and prevent significant rises in the costs of...
Lilly’s new basal insulin, Rezvoglar, may provide a cheaper alternative to Lantus. This marks the second approval of a biosimilar long-acting insulin.
As we approach the new year, we want to remind you that if you've met your annual health insurance deductible or are close to meeting it, do not forget to order any...
A compromise reached among Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration would add a drug pricing plan to the Build Back Better Act that includes an insulin copay cap, a...
LifeScan recently launched OneTouch Solutions, a platform that might save you time and money. OneTouch Solutions allows you to connect your OneTouch blood glucose meter...
​After a visit to your doctor, you probably received a document from your insurer called an explanation of benefits (EOB). You can often identify this document because...
Navigating health insurance can be tricky. We’ve compiled a list of the most common terms you might come across to minimize any confusion in the terminology.
Ascensia Diabetes Care just launched a new Patient Assistance Program, which is now available in the US. The program aims to reduce out-of-pocket expenses for those who...
Medicare has updated its policy to now accept the inhaled insulin Afrezza, as well as injected insulin options to count towards the multiple daily administrations of...
Walmart will begin selling ReliOn NovoLog, an analog insulin, to expand the affordability of the drug.
The therapies, devices, and care that people with diabetes need can be expensive without adequate insurance coverage. For those with employer-sponsored health insurance...
Have you or someone you know had trouble affording diabetes care during COVID-19? During the pandemic, healthcare companies have created programs to help people get...
There are several coverage options for those who are unemployed, with special options in place during the COVID-19 national emergency.

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